see trestle.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for tressel

Historical Examples of tressel

  • The trencher on his tressel was empty; and he had not wherewithal to re-fill it.

  • Besides a couple of tressel beds, a long deal table, with benches on either side, were the chief articles of furniture.

    Won from the Waves

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • And send for the Raveggi Company to do the funeral pomps, and see they don't put me on a tressel.

  • At the close of the night of the 25th he made them sink the first tressel in the muddy bed of the river.